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'The Country Under My Skin'

NPR's Jacki Lyden talks with Gioconda Belli, author of The Country Under My Skin: A Memoir of Love and War. The book recounts Belli's involvement with the Sandinista rebels of Nicaragua, her falling out with the leadership, and her bittersweet feelings about her country.

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Longtime listeners recognize Jacki Lyden's voice from her frequent work as a substitute host on NPR. As a journalist who has been with NPR since 1979, Lyden regards herself first and foremost as a storyteller and looks for the distinctive human voice in a huge range of national and international stories.
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